Best Albums of 1970

Listed below are the best albums of 1970 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 greatest album charts.

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1970 year summaryThe best artists of 1970 were Black Sabbath, Neil Young, Simon & Garfunkel, George Harrison, John Lennon, Miles Davis, Van Morrison, Led Zeppelin, Creedence Clearwater Revival and The Stooges.
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1970
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22,024
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14,154
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12,149
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11,559
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10,671
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10,469
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9,103
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Elvis Presley 7 1%
James Brown 4 0%
The Beatles 4 0%
Johnny Cash 4 0%
Jackson 5 3 0%
The Doors 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 438 44%
United Kingdom 273 27%
Brazil 38 4%
Germany 33 3%
Canada 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
Italy 17 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 956 96%
Yes 44 4%
Live? Albums %
No 980 98%
Yes 20 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Artists of the 1960s
1. The Beatles
2. The Velvet Underground
3. Jimi Hendrix
4. Bob Dylan
5. The Beach Boys
6. The Jimi Hendrix Experience
7. The Velvet Underground & Nico
8. Led Zeppelin
9. The Doors
10. The Rolling Stones
11. King Crimson
12. John Coltrane
13. Frank Zappa
14. The Kinks
15. Van Morrison
16. Love
17. Charles Mingus
18. Neil Young
19. The Zombies
20. Miles Davis
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